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Duration 6h 28m
Distance 602.3 km
Average price 45€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid takes 6h 28m and the fastest train takes 5h 43m. There is at least one train per day from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Santiago De Compostela
  2. Madrid
5h 40m
Bookable on Rome2rio
40€ - 50€

Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train times

Trains run once daily between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid. The service departs Santiago de Compostela at 07:48 in the morning, which arrives into Madrid at 13:31. All services require a transfer at MADRID-CHAMARTIN and take an average of 6h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Sol via Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid is 487 km. The road distance is 602.3 km.

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Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin once daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 45€ and the journey takes 5h 24m.
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

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